Best gluten-free salmon patties

Salmon Patties, made from wild-caught canned salmon, are easy to make dinner time favourite in our house and are the best salmon cake recipe ever!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword low carb salmon patties, paleo salmon cakes, paleo salmon patties, salmon cakes, salmon patties
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 420 kcal


  • 1 pound fresh salmon
  • 1/3 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, finely diced
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 tbsp homemade mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper

Lemon Dill Mayonnaise (optional)

  • 1 cup homemade mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1/2 lemon, zested and juiced
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. Sprinkle the salmon with a tablespoon of olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper. Cook for 10 to 13 minutes or until cooked through.

  3. When cooking salmon, cut onion and pepper and cut dill and fresh parsley.

  4. Remove the salmon from the oven and cool in the refrigerator for 5 to 10 minutes.

  5. While the salmon is cooling, add one tablespoon of olive oil to a large saucepan and fry the onion and pepper for 6 to 8 minutes or until tender and translucent. Take it from the stove and let it cool off.

  6. Chop the cooled salmon with your hands in a large mixing bowl (remove the skin). Add chilled onions and pepper with dill, parsley, mayonnaise, mustard, garlic, almond flour and eggs. Mix all ingredients with your hands until well blended.

  7. Form the salmon mixture into small burgers with your hands and set aside.

  8. Heat over medium heat several tablespoons of olive oil in a large pan and cook the salmon patties on each side for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove the salmon patties on a plate with paper towels.

  9. Serve the salmon cake with lemon dill mayonnaise.

Lemon Dill Mayonnaise

  1. Put all ingredients in a small bowl and mix.